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Flank Steak Over Mashed Cauliflower

This Whole30 grilled marinated flank steak will become your go-to recipe to serve with veggies, potatoes or even throw on top of a salad.

  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x



Flank Steak

  • 1 1/2 pound Flank Steak
  • 1 tbsp garlic powder
  • 1 tbsp cracked pepper
  • 1/4 cup coconut aminos
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 1 tsp ghee

Cauliflower Mash

  • 1 bag cauliflower pearls
  • 2 tsp ghee
  • 1 1/2 tsp Garlic salt
  • 1 tbsp chives (fresh)

Chimichurri Sauce

  • 1 cup Cilantro (packed)
  • 1 cup parsley (packed)
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1/2 tsp oregeno (dried)
  • 1/4 whole red onion
  • 2 1/2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup olive oil (light)
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp crushed red peppers
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 2 tsp vineager (red wine)


Flank Steak

  1. Using sharp knife, lightly score the steak about 1/8 inch deep on both sides. Leave steakout until it reaches room temperature.
  2. In a small bowl combine the coconut aminos, garlic powder, freshly ground pepper and kosher salt. Season both sides of the steak with mix. I always sprinkle a little more seasoning on each side after I pour the liquid over it.
  3. Prepare the pan or grill on high heat with olive oil a tsp of ghee. Grill the steaks how you desire, about 5 to 6 minutes per side for medium.

Cauliflower Mash

  1. Bring 1 head of cauliflower chopped or 1 bag of cauliflower pearls to a boil, about 25 minutes.
  2. Drain liquid from the cauliflower and add to the food processor with garlic powder, chives, ghee, and salt and pepper.
  3. Blend together until smooth and top with fresh chives.

Chimichurri Sauce

  1. Mix all ingredients in food processor and blend until smooth. For the best results, make this a day ahead and refrigerate for 24 hours.

Main Dish

  1. Add your cauliflower mash to a plate, lay your flank steak on top and drizzle with your sauce and sprinkle with fresh lemon juice and chives.
  • Author: Ashley McCrary
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Category: Main Dish
  • Cuisine: Steak